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Woman's concern leads to Kinston, group's efforts to control feral cat population
A committee has been created because the number of cats continues to increase. It was created after a woman from Charlotte traveling back from the beach noticed a large number of feral cats. She called Kinston Police and a trap neuter return group in Charlotte, Lake Norman Lucky Cats, about the issu
KPD: Suspect steals purse from 86-year-old woman, gets arrested
KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A woman was arrested Monday after police said she stole a purse from an 86-year-old woman who was shopping at Piggly Wiggly in Kinston.Valerie F. Williams was charged with theft from a person and obtaining property by false pretense.The Kinston Police Department responded to P
Carolina Escapes With 2-1 Series Finale Victory In Kinston
Wilson's eventual game winning double came on a 3-2 pitch from relieverSal Mendezand came with two-outs in the eighth. Mendez (2-2, 4.20) had walked bothJoantgel SegoviaandDemi Orimoloyeearlier in the frame before giving up Wilson's go-ahead hit that gave Carolina (58-63, 24-27) a 2-0 lead.
Kinston Police warn of increase in car break-in's
Kinston Police say that they had 7 cars broken into on Doctors Drive, 2 on Eagle Road and Duggins Drive, and 4 on Daly Waldrop.
Man accused of vandalizing patrol car while taking pictures
GRIFTON, N.C. (WNCT) - The Grifton Police Department arrested a man accused of vandalizing one of their patrol cars while taking pictures.Isaiah Payton was charged with damage to property in excess of $200.Payton was sent to the Pitt County Detention Center under a $1,000 bond.
Kinston man charged in theft of lawn care equipment
Tauris M. Cobb, of Kinston, was charged with one count of injury to personal property, five counts of theft, five counts of possession of stolen goods, five counts of obtaining property by false pretense, one count of aid and abetting obtaining property by false pretense and two counts of breaking a
August 16 - Mudcats Game Notes
UPCOMING PROBABLE STARTERS:THU, 8/15, 7:00 PM: Carolina RHPDevin Williams(0-3, 6.37) at Down East RHPRollie Lacy(0-2, 3.60)FRI, 8/16, 7:00 PM: Potomac RHPBrigham Hill(-, -.--) at Carolina RHPChristian Taugner(1-0, 0.00)SAT, 8/17, 5:00 PM: Potomac RHPJoan Baez(7-9, 4.03) at Carolina RHPAlec Bettinger
Kinston Tourism Development Authority seeks input on new branding
KINSTON, NC (WITN)Kinston has certainly been known over the years for it's unique history, but the city now has so much more to offer than many tourists know about, so the Tourism Development Authority is taking the steps to attract more visitors to the city.The city of Kinston has what they call th
2 arrested on drug, firearm charges after gun complaint in New Bern
Devayron M. Stib, 19, of Illinois, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver schedule II, possession of cocaine and maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for controlled substances.
North Carolina man found guilty in dismemberment murder
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury has found a man guilty of chopping up a man and putting his body in cement-filled tubs in 2013.News outlets report an Onslow County jury returned the verdict Thursday in the murder trial of 38-year-old Carleton Davis, who was on trial in the death of S
"Rich In The Rare" Exhibit To Visit Wayne County Library - Goldsboro Daily News
(GoldsboroDailyNews.com)–TheWayne County Public Libraryhas been chosen to host a traveling exhibit from theState Library of North Carolina. “Rich in the Rare” is the title of the exhibit that will open at theGoldsboro Libraryin mid-August. The Goldsboro Library has also planned threeaccompanying pro
New Bern changes downtown parking enforcement for handicap parking
NEW BERN, (WITN) -A controversial parking ordinance is now making a slight change due to a legal issue.New Bern city leaders say anyone with a handicap license plate or legal handicap placard wanting to park downtown will not have to adhere to the 2-hour parking guidelines.Officials say the change i
Greenville man charged with statutory child rape
Greenville police arrested Kenneth Guilford, 21, of Greenville on Wednesday. He's charged with felony statutory rape of a child between the ages of 4 and 15.
Mudcats Walloped 6-2 by Taveras and Wood Ducks in Kinston
The victory improved the Wood Ducks (17-35, 52-70) to a perfect 8-0 at Grainger Stadium this season versus the Mudcats (23-27, 57-63). It also lifted the Woodies into a 2-0 lead in the three game series and clinched a series win.
Police trying to locate missing woman in Goldsboro
Derica Lofton, 22, was last seen near the area of Jefferson Court Apartment in Goldsboro around 1:00 p.m.
Kinston organization looks to control feral cat population
KINSTON, NC (WITN)Most commonly found in parking lots, abandoned buildings or by dumpsters and trash cans, feral cats are not your average housecats.Over the past several years feral cats have become a problem in the city of Kinston, so with help of the Kinston Police Department, Animal Control, Hea
Man accused of flashing woman arrested
KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) -A man accused of flashing a woman is behind bars Tuesday morning.Kinston police arrested Roderick Jones, 39, on Monday.Police say he's accused of approaching a woman in her backyard and exposing himself back in July. Warrants were taken out for his arrest and he was taken into
DEPUTIES: Man charged in faulty online sale exchange
Deputies say he sold a Playstation 4 to a person online. When the buyer showed up to get the gaming system, deputies say Freeman took off with his money, leaving the victim empty-handed.
Badly burned dog recovering in Kinston
"Crazy...you don't expect that. There's good people in the world. It's a good feeling," said Krista Rouse, Tucker's owner. "The people that work here like Ashley and everyone who works here are good
'Lucky Cats of Kinston' new initiative willing to save cats lives at no cost to the town
The new initiative not only will save cats lives, prevent unwanted future kittens, but also will save thousands of Kinston taxpayer dollars, as this new initiative is at no cost to the town.